22 thousand animals are tested upon every year and Newcastle university is one of the last remaining universities to perform testing on primates.
Its time to say NO to animal testing.
Following a Freedom of Information request it can be revealed that Newcastle University used over 22,000 animals in research between1st January 2011 to 31st December 2011. Newcastle Uni is also one of the few Unis that still use primates in tests.
We will meet at newcastle centre for life at 12Pm for a set off at 12.30
we will march and make our voices heard as we march to the university
at newcastle university we will hold a rally at the fiance department of the university Kingsgate where speeches will take place
Participants will then march to the labs to hold a minute's silence and light 22 candles for the 22,000+ animals used in experiments by the Uni last year.
The protest will call for the end of animal experimentation at Newcastle University, calling it both unscientific and cruel.
Speakers: More to be confirmed but so far we got
Dr Adrian Stallwood from Animal Aid
Dr Victoria Martindale
And more to be confirmed
Please join us on this day :
transport is being arranged and more will be released when we know more